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Hi...i have been living in the same rental unit in Hollywood for the last 17 years. It has the original Carpet and Paint since i have been here. I have had the carpet cleaned several times over these many years...it doesn't even come clean anymore and it is buckling and just filthy stains everywhere. I asked my Landlord for NEW Carpet and Paint. He is refusing to do so. He claims that "AAGLA" says he does not have to do this for me. I went online and learned that CA State Law says I'm entitled to new Carpet and paint...but again, he claims that he does not have to do so. There are areas in the carpet that are actually tripping hazards....buckling. … read more
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